Posts Tagged ‘referee’

Art McNally – NFL Director of Officials and Father of Instant Replay

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the man known as the Father of Instant Replay, Art McNally.  Art gave almost 60 years of his life to the NFL to improve the officiating department.  Last episode discussed Shorty Ray’s impact on the development of the rules.  Art McNally…

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Hugh “Shorty” Ray – NFL’s Mr. Einstein

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the man known as the NFL’s Mr. Einstein and often referred to as the NFL’s Unknown Hero, Hugh “Shorty” Ray.  We were introduced to him in last week’s episode covering the History of the NFL Official, but this episode we get…

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History of the NFL Official

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the evolution of the NFL Official.  Last week we discussed the evolution of the rules, but the rules do not matter if the official is not there to enforce them.  Back in the early days of the NFL, the official was…

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